Drake University Spring 2014 Commencement

Pharmacy Hooding Ceremony - Saturday, May 17, at 4:00 p.m. All participants should check in by 3:15 in the Bell Center gym. Further details for this event will be distributed via email from the College of Pharmacy. Questions may be directed to the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Dean's Office at 271-3018.

President's Reception - to be determined.

The Law School Commencement – Saturday, May 17, at 7:00 p.m. Students will line up in the Law School at 6:00 p.m. Processional begins at 6:45 p.m. Knapp Center opens for guests at 6:00 p.m.

The 136th Commencement Ceremony for Undergraduate Degree Recipients – Sunday, May 18, at 10:00 a.m. Approximate ceremony length is two hours. Students check in at the Bell Center gym by 9:15 a.m. Knapp Center doors will open at 8:30 a.m. Instructions and announcements for the processional and the recessional will be at 9:30 a.m.

Commencement Lunch- Sunday, May 18, at 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. More information to be determined. For questions about commencement lunch, contact the Office of the President at 1-800-44-DRAKE, extension 2191.

The 136th Commencement Ceremony for Graduate and Doctoral Degree Recipients – Sunday, May 18, at 2:00 p.m. Approximate ceremony length is two hours. Students check in at the Bell Center gym by 1:15 p.m. Instructions and announcements for the processional and the recessional will be at 1:30 p.m.

Special note:

Please do not bring to the ceremonies any objects that contain latex.

At least one of our current Drake students has a latex allergy. Exposure to latex in certain forms may be life threatening. Therefore, we ask that you do not bring latex objects, such as latex balloons, to any of the commencement ceremonies.

If you have latex items that are medically related and need to be used at any of the ceremonies, please contact the Student Records Office at 515-271-2025.

We appreciate your cooperation.

Please call the Office of Student Records toll-free at 1-800-44DRAKE, extension 3093, with any questions. Locally, call 515-271-3093.

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